No, you haven't.
What you've done is to promise to reduce projected future spending increases by that amount in Federal budgets not yet written, as funded by taxes not yet collected, and subject to amendment or change at any time by a Congresses not yet elected or a President given to the daily promotion of falsehoods.
Okay: now try explaining that to low-information voters. A lie can be told and repeated many times while the truth is still clearing its throat.
Yep. This is bat crazy talk from the POTUS. And a no push back from a journolist with White House experience.
Our democracy is broken. Probably beyond repair.
A continuation of the ‘it could have been worse, but I saved the economy’ from Obama. The ‘New Normal’ is his transformaion legacy for the USA.